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O-27 M-497 Jet Power Add-On NYC
SKU: 0434635481
Category: Passenger Cars >> O-3 Scale
Scale: O 3 Rail
Roadname: NY Central
Manufacturer: Lionel Trains
Stock Status: Yes
Our Price $119.99

Dubbed the 0Black Beetle0, the M-497 jet-powered rail car was a unique experiment in American railroad history. Researching the feasibility of high-speed commuter transportation, the NYC Railroad conducted speed tests in 1966 with a modified RDC passenger car. Through the aid of a B-36 bomber engine strapped to its roof, the M-497 0Black Beetle0 was tested and hit a new American speed record of 183 miles per hour.

Early in 2010, Lionel released its own version of the M-497 Jet-powered
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We are now proud to offer a special add-on passenger car that matches the original New York Central jet car paint scheme. Dubbed #498, this passenger car is fitted with side skirts and interior illumination.

Features

Die-cast metal trucks
Interior lighting
Metal frame
Detailed overhead vents and louvers
Silhouettes in windows
Locomotive Road Number: M-497

Gauge: Traditional O Gauge

Dimensions:

Length: 16 00

RailLine: New York Central

Minimum Curve: O-31

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 03 September, 2010.

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